“Conservationists warn that unchecked groundwater pumping threatens to dry up stretches of the Verde River.” Read this important article, with an easily understandable explanation of some complicated concepts, from AZCentral.com
September brings a buzz of back-to-school energy, and with it new projects for river lovers! #PurdyVerde Trash Pickups: River lovers in the Verde Valley have noticed that many popular River Access Points and other frequented outdoor recreation spots have once again become overrun by trash. Plastic bottles, disposable masks, cigarette butts, discarded food containers, and […]
“Framed in the foyer of Page Springs Cellars is a plaque certifying that Cornville winemaker Eric Glomski helped keep nearly 1.4 million gallons of water in the Verde River last year. Rainbow Acres, a Camp Verde-based residential community for adults with disabilities, was similarly recognized after working to preserve 1.2 million gallons on behalf of the river. And a local […]
“The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has donated nearly $600,000 for projects meant to help protect the flow of the Verde River, one of Arizona’s few waterways that flows year-round. The money will support four river projects through the non-profit groups Nature Conservancy and Friends of the Verde River. Some of the work has been ongoing, such as a […]
“When two conservation groups prepared a “report card” assessing the health of the Verde River watershed, they gave it a C-plus. The groups will now receive $1.2 million to help boost that score, supporting their efforts to restore and protect the river.” Read more at AZ Central.